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the decisions and they can make things work. >> reporter: he says things are working in california. in the past 12 months, california has created more private sector jobs than any or state almost 270,000 new jobs. the unemployment number is a single-digit for the first time since 2009 and half of all the capital investment in the country is invested in california. but the momentum could be stalled by congress' indecision. if business and industries automatic instinct kicks in, to do nothing in times of uncertainty. >> it's something that matters to california. >> reporter: but notch paints such a rosy -- not everyone paints such a rosy picture of california's economic climate. california came in 31st. one would assume the folks in sacramento would argue we first need a foundation to build upon and for that, they need washington to make a deal hopefully tonight. >> we'll see what happens. thank you, ann. again, the u.s. house of
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representatives is set to vote tonight to avoid the "fiscal cliff." we'll follow the developments in the washington over the next hour and have a live report from the capital coming up at 6:30. a developing story in marin county where once again somebody has been pulled to their deaths by an unexpected wave. a man, his wife and their dog were walking along the great beach at point reyes this afternoon when they got into serious trouble. witnesses say a huge wave knocked the woman into the surf. bystanders were able to rescue her without injury but the trouble wasn't over. the couple's dog was still in the water and that's when the husband tried to help. kcbs reporter todd smoot was at the great beach and described what happened. >> the rescuer went into his knees, grabbed the woman. she was on her back. he said she was completely soaked and couldn't get up. and he and another man held on to the woman. the woman's husband then came and tried to get the dog. he was knocked over by a wave
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from behind and the witness says he was carried out to sea immediately. >> it took about five hours to find the man's body. warning signs are posted along the beach telling visitors about the dangerous surf there. we were barely eight hours into the new year before two people were killed in san francisco. the deadly result of a run from police. police investigating a report of gunfire stopped a car at about 7:45 this morning at mission and 21st. as they approached, the driver allegedly took off. two blocks away, police say he broadsided a car at south van ness, pushing it into a pedestrian. cbs 5 reporter linda yee picks up the story from there. linda. >> reporter: the crash ended in front of the neighborhood grocery store. you see behind me a work map still making repairs not front of the store and meantime, the third victim in this crash is in the hospital clinging to life. wrecked cars littered the street. the white car hit broadside by
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the suspect's black chevrolet. it slammed up against a store on 21st and south van ness. the female passenger was killed. the male driver, critically injured. and a pedestrian who was just walking into the store crushed to death. this morning's crash shocked people. >> i heard the boom and heard all the cars. >> reporter: police say it started with reports of gunshots fired outside the valencia gardens housing project about a half mile away. officers pulled over a possible suspect driving the black car at 21st and mission streets. >> as officers approached the vehicle, the vehicle took off at a high rate of speed and ran through the next two intersections, colliding with the white vehicle that is now come to rest at the portal of the store. >> reporter: the store surveillance video shows that white car as it hits the store. the owner says his worker was just outside seconds before impact. >> as soon as he goes inside like that, the car comes smashing into the door. really shaken up and scared. >> reporter: police arrested
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the suspect driver and recovered a gun. the store worker said he saw police chase down a second suspect. >> one of them tried to run away and i think he fell somewhere here and the police got him. >> reporter: the gang task force is investigating reports there was a dispute at the housing project overnight that escalated into a shooting this morning. >> we are familiar with this suspect. >> reporter: family of the dead woman came by the store briefly and left in tears. jose lopez says it was his sister-in-law. he showed her picture but said nothing else. now, tonight police have confirmed only one suspect has been arrested, that possible second suspect may have been detained for questioning. liz, tonight the investigation continues. >> all right, linda yee, thank you. a bizarre standoff started in san jose in the new year. a naked man with a samurai sword and an assault rifle
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cannot officers at bay for nearly two hours at the vta station at bascomb and southwest expressway. >> we were able to go ahead and contain him and again, many, many, many attempts to try and go ahead and get him to relinquish the sword failed, up until about 11:00, the subject finally relinquished the sword and again he was taken into custody and now he is transported to a local hospital. >> 29-year-old cocoa bennett suffered minor injuries during his arrest. police say he had an ar-15 with a magazine and live ammo in his truck. he is being evaluated for drug and mental health issues. san jose mayor chuck reed followed a new year's day tradition. he visited police officers and firefighters working on the holiday. the mayor started by attending an early-morning police patrol briefing and then went to an emergency dispatch center. this morning the mayor was asked whether recent disputes over pension reform are still a source of tension. >> i represent the people, and the people are appreciative of
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the hard work of the employees of our police department. we may have disputes, but nevertheless they deserve respect for the work they do and difficult jobs they have and i'm here to thank them on behalf of the people of san jose and wish them a happy new year. >> later the mayor was joined by city council members at a half dozen fire stations a noisy scene in sacramento this morning where residents awoke out 8 a.m. to the booming sound of fireworks. city officials launched the remnants of the new year's fireworks because they were too dangerous to disarm. ben sosenko on the night of violence that forced the cancellation of the midnight fireworks show. >> that's the type of person he was. >> reporter: now on a day for celebration, friends are mourning the loss of dan ferrier. >> outstanding person. a heart of gold. he is one of those type of people he would take the shirt off his back and give it to somebody who needed it more. >> reporter: police say dan was
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trying to break up a fight inside the sports corner cafe when a gunman opened fire hitting and killing dan and another man. another woman was shot. she is expected to survive. >> they had a phone call that dan had been shot and killed. and it was just -- it hit us like a ton of bricks. >> reporter: police say a security guard fired shots at the gunman who returned fire. both were hit before police captured the suspect. both men were taken to the hospital with nonlife- threatening injuries. now dan's friends are mourning the loss of a man who put his life on the line to save others. one friend says dan saved his life when he fell into a fire pit. >> i slipped and fell when i was putting a log in, and i owe that man the world. he introduced to my lovely girlfriend. >> of all people, why dan?
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>> that was ben is ben so cinco reporting. a person was shot in the hand at fisherman's wharf near the intersection of jefferson and mason. it happened around 10:30 last night. witnesses saw the gunman run up beech street towardsle yot tow's restaurant. but police couldn't find them towards alioto's restaurant. another shotting at the waterfront at pier 23, a 12- year-old boy and man hit by gunfire, neither seriously hurt. san francisco police are asking for help from anyone who saw what happened. more details are coming out, about ravi kumra murdered last november. the "san jose mercury news" reviewed documents that said he fathered illegitimate children and divorced his wife in a ruse to protect his fortune and was deeply involved in drug use and prostitution. the 66-year-old was killed and his ex-wife beaten in their
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home november 30. four people are arrested. a dismantling of marijuana operations in remote areas of santa clara county. sheriff's deputies dangled on 100-foot ropes suspended from a helicopter and dropped into 8 separate locations. with help from state fish & game wardens they cleared more than four tons of material. that included irrigation tube, gardening equipment and a honda muffler that might have been iced on a generator. coming up, how you can and can't hunt bears and bobcats. what you can do with your smartphone if you get stopped by police and a slew of new and often bizarre laws on the books for 2013. and that includes cars that drive themselves. >> cold temperatures prompt a "spare the air" alert. what it means for you and your health just ahead. >> oh, did mark say cold temperatures? i believe he did. good evening, everybody from the cbs 5 weather center. we're monitoring the cold air mass? we'll pinpoint where the freeze warning is in effect as eyewitness news continues root here on cbs 5. ,,,,,,,, look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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e even a day at the beach required a little extra preparation today. this is video from ocean beach where the fire pits got some rare daylight usage but be careful tonight. mark sayre is here to explains why wood fire and cold air doesn't mix. >> reporter: the "spare the air" day is in place tonight and tomorrow. it's all due to cold temperatures and still air. reporter: the smoke and haze hanging over downtown san jose also contain particles which are unseen but can be hazardous to your health. in technical terms, they are called fine particulate matter. and the microscopic size means they are easily inhaled. >> it creates unhealthy conditions, unhealthy breathing conditions so for people who have respiratory conditions, it can trap --it can trigger an asthma attack. it can trigger very distressed breathing. >> reporter: lisa with the bay area air quality management district says many cities including oakland, vallejo, livermore, redwood city, san
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jose and gilroy are already showing hourly levels of particulate matter that are well above healthy levels and officials expect those levels to rise tonight. so a "spare the air" alert has been issued for today and tomorrow. >> we get a lot of complaints around this time of year. people say, you know, of course you always call on the holidays. this is terrible! but the reality is, that's when we know people burn. >> reporter: the cold weather forces the particulate matter close to the ground and the lack of wind keeps it there. with the weather service also issuing a frost advisory for tonight, some are already taking precautions. some residents are covering up their plants. >> but i did hear about it's going to get pretty col tonight. >> reporter: but one thing residents cannot legally do to keep warm is light a wood- burning fire. lou ann dewitt also knows that. what do you do when it gets that cold? >> i stay home, turn on the fireplace and i can turn it on because it's gas. >> reporter: so you're not worried about "spare the air"? >> no, i don't have to. we changed that a long time ago.
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>> reporter: and during these "spare the air" alerts inspectors are out looking for violators and if they catch you, the fine is stiff: $500 for a first offense. reporting live in san jose, i'm mark sayre, cbs 5. >> mark, i have a question for you. what if you burn a wood fire on a "spare the air" day and somebody pounds on your door and says here is your $500 fine and you said i didn't to it was a "spare the air" day. how can they ensure they get the word out to 100% of the people who live in the bay area? >> reporter: the fines are not demanded at the time. they document everything and then send the homeowner a violation notice and there is a process they go through so no one is going to knock at your door but if you don't know about it, i don't know the answer to that. we'll have to find out. >> i can't claim ignorance because now i do thanks to you. thank you, mark. >> you got to keep informed. you have to know -- got to have
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your information. >> that's why you have to watch cbs 5 weather. >> there you go. >> weather is the most important part of the newscast! >> the moral of the story. it's going the coldest day of the year. we have temperatures all the way below freezing. good evening, everybody. let's go ahead and take a look at this red highlighted area, salinas valley to the south and north of the golden gate bridge is where we have a freeze warning in effect from 11:00 tonight until 9:00 tomorrow morning. those blue highlighted areas, san francisco shoreline into the santa clara valley we have a frost advisory, lows tonight, how low will it go? into the 20s for a few hours and also into the 30s below freezing and throughout the tri-valley, 34 degrees. san jose, willow glen, almaden valley throughout alum rock 30s common around the peninsula, low 40s in san
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francisco. we have clear skies tonight. areas of patchy frost developing. at sun-up tomorrow at 7:26 we'll have frost for the morning commute. and then again, as mark sayre was alluding to we have another winter "spare the air" day in effect. it will be the second one of the season this time last year we had 11. dry weather pattern in the extended forecast. that seven-day forecast coming up. right now i'm seeing no rain in the forecast until january 10th. yes, brian, i'm going out on a limb there. even though we have this area of low pressure it's going to bang up against a ridge of high pressure, it will fall apart at the seams, partly cloudy skies by thursday. wednesday, the abundance of sunshine, temperatures upper 40s, concord, clayton, walnut creek. all the way to hercules and pinole. otherwise 54 redwood city through los altos, mid-50s the warm spot in santa rosa after the overnight lows in the 20s. here'ser extended forecast. we are calling for dry conditions every day although
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partly cloudy thursday and friday from that disturbance well to the west of the bay area at this time. we'll have a few clouds in the forecast over the weekend but notice, no rain until about wednesday or thursday of next week. that's your pinpoint forecast. liz? >> all right, roberta. it will be a nice break from the rain. new year, new laws. and some of them are downright bizarre. what you can no longer do with your dog in the california wilderness. >> and when your instrument of choice is. ty co drum it's not always easy to find a place to play. how some bay area musicians landed a new home to make some big noise. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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all that wine last night, a, of course, the traditional r new year's day in rome can only mean one thing. number one, plenty of
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hangovers from all the wine last night and, of course, the traditional tiber river dive. we're not quite sure if the speedo was mandatory but there you go. >> if it was mandatory they probably lost it. >> cold. the first day of the new year means lots of things, resolutions for some people, and hangovers for others. and as cbs reporter mike sugerman tells us, it also means hundreds of new laws. >> reporter: hunting bears? you better not do it with a dog if you are in california. really? sit. good dog. we are going out. we can't go bear hunting. all right? if you see a bear, forget it. no bear hunting. senate bill 1221 bars use of dogs to hunt bears or bobcats except for research. it's one of 876 new laws that take effect in california today. >> driver's license and registration. >> reporter: is there a
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problem officer? assembly bill 1708 allows drivers the right to show registration and insurance on a smartphone. 876 new laws?! >> an old saying that as long as the legislature is in session, no man's life, liberty or pursuit of happiness is safe. >> reporter: sam singer has been in and around california politics for more than 30 years. california has 876 new laws that take effect today. texas has none! >> california is the state that's filled with special interests. everybody has lobbyists or representatives in sacramento and many of the laws are made because special interest groups promote them or push them. >> reporter: senate bill 1298 permits testing of autonomous vehicles cars that drive themselves on public roads as long as a licensed human driver remains behind the wheel. google we are told wants to be able to give such experimental cars to its employees to test them on real roads. siri, text my wife to say i'll
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be late for winner. assembly bill 1536 loud drivers to deck today -- allows drivers to dictate, send or listen to text messages on hands-free devices. >> i need a contact name. phone number or email address. [ whistling ] >> reporter: you may be late for dinner because you'll be shooting your gun. assembly bill 1517 prohibits carrying unloaded rifles on city streets unless you are on your way to go hunting or to a gun dealer. but i'm going target shooting . that's okay, too. [ whistling ] >> reporter: in walnut creek, mike sugerman, cbs 5. well, coming up in our next half hour, the "fiscal cliff" debate now in the hands of the u.s. house of representatives. we'll have a live report from washington coming up. >> there is no way i can run my business how we run this country. >> a common sentiment for the decades. how the "fiscal cliff" debate is driving public opinion of congress even lower. >> $1,000 at the end of the year, it's worth it to me.
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>> that time of year again we all think a little bit more about our spending habits. like buying lunch every day or coffee. an expert's suggestions for a better financial health in 2013. ,,,,,,,,,,
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from washington as the hous representatives has its sayn the senate bill that would >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. now at 6:30, breaking news from washington as the house of representatives has its say on the tax bill that would hike taxes on most americans and delay spending cuts. you're looking at live video of the debate leading up to the vote. if they amend the bill, the senate leadership has already said they won't consider it. the vote is expected to happen in a few hours. cbs reporter danielle nottingham is in washington where the house is debating the bill. >> reporter: the senate bill met opposition from house republicans for most of the day but after house republicans could not find enough support to amend that bill with more spending cuts, house leadership decided to take it fora vote tonight. how gop members left closed- door meetings with no agreement to pass the senate's "fiscal cliff" bill.
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the sticking point for many republicans, the senate version does not cut enough spending >> what we're really doing is raising taxes to give the president more money to spend. we think that's a bad idea. >> reporter: republican majority leader eric cantor told reporters he did not support the bill in its current form. do you personally oppose the bill? >> i do not support the bill. >> reporter: the senate agreement postpones harsh across-the-board spending cuts for a few months. it also makes bush-era tax cuts permanent for individuals making under $400,000 a year and families making under $450,000 a year. the white house sent vice president joe biden here to capitol hill to try to broker a deal with the house just like he did in the senate. house democrats are welcoming his help. >> vice president biden has worked very hard to come to a compromise. by definition, a compromise has elements in it that each party does not like. >> i think that we've mad i
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think that we've made gigantic progress. i hope that we can have a bipartisan agreement as we go forward. >> reporter: even though the country went over the "fiscal cliff" at midnight monday officially, the senate version of the bill makes all tax cut extensions retroactive to the beginning of the year. and right now house members are debating the rules of voting and after that an hour-long debate will precede the house vote. if they pass this, this goes to president obama for his signature. >> danielle, i have to ask you, of course, the critical thing is whether or not the house amends the bill. so there an indication that the house republicans have basically conceded, waved a white flag and said we are going to have to pass it as it so we didn't go off the cliff or is there a suggestion that they will insist on spending cuts? >> reporter: the republicans tried to get the amended bill.
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they won't get it tonight. house speaker john boehner gave them two options, amend the bill with more spending cuts or vote on it as is. they went around today to see if they had the 218 votes they would need to amend it with more spending cuts. it appears they did not find enough support to do that. so that's why they are bringing it to a vote -- that's why they're bringing it to a vote as it is now. >> that's critical. it sounds like it's all over but the voting. >> reporter: it's all about the voting and tonight, i suspect there will be a lot of house republicans that won't be in support of this. house minority leader nancy pelosi, she says that house democrats are behind this. so they don't need all the republicans to agree on this. but again, when this is all over, they will be upset. and we may see another showdown like this coming up. they have to decide what to do with those automatic spending cuts if this bill passes. that's only delayed for two months and we have to deal with the debt limit again. this is far from over. there will be a lot of unhappy
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people tonight and in the future. >> even after this, the next cliff looms. danielle, thank you. if americans weren't frustrated with washington already, this most recent debate has pushed many over the edge. cbs 5 reporter john ramos has more. reporter: your view from the "fiscal cliff" depends on where you are in the bay area. lafayette is an affluent east bay town where million-dollar homes are common. here the talk is all about higher taxes. >> they should have incorporated the legislation so that, you know, we don't have to pay more taxes, the average tax paying citizen. >> reporter: but over in san pablo, the houses aren't as fancy and the concern is cuts to programs for low income people. >> i think it's kind of good that they're taking a little bit more from the wealthy than the poor. that helps out a lot. >> reporter: and while there may be disagreement about how to solve the nation's money problems, the contempt for congress is nearly unanimous. >> they are sitting back drinking their wine while we suffer.
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>> i think it's congress. i think it's us reelecting people that are going to continue to vote no taxes will vote you know keep these programs. >> there is no way i can run my business how we run this country. >> reporter: jennifer owns the children's store in lafayette. she is not thrilled with the "fiscal cliff" process but doesn't blame the politicians for it. >> a lot of congress' motivation is by the fact that they are going to do something and then they have to turn to their constituents and say this is what i did and, yes, then we would be throwing a fit. >> reporter: no matter what evolves from the process, this businesswoman and mother knows what should be done. >> we have to share the responsibility. and i think that we all need a good behavioral change. we all need a time-out. [ laughter ] >> we all are throwing a fit. we all need a time-out. >> reporter: in the east bay, john ramos, cbs 5. 'tis the season for resolutions a lot having to do
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with physical fitness but house fiscal fitness? cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts has some important tips. reporter: as you plunk down a couple of bucks for that cup of coffee -- >> probably two or three times a day >> reporter: --or shell out a little more lunch. >> typically around 8 bucks. >> reporter: --ask yourself, do you make more than $90 an hour? that's what you need to earn to reasonably afford eating out five days a week. >> it's not worth the hassle for me to prepare lunch. if it costs me another $1,000 at the end of the year it's worth it. >> reporter: tip number one, according to personal finance experts, you could save around $1,000 a year if you brew your own coffee or brown bag it. >> you think about the taxes that you have to pay and your regular just day-to-day living expenses like your pg&e bill and your cell phone bill and all of that the $90 an hour really gets eaten away quickly. >> reporter: which brings us to tip 2. save, save, save. according to the united states federal reserve, americans on average only save 3.6% of their income. what we should be saving upwards of 10%.
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and if you are counting on social security, plan on socking away 12 times your current income too. because getting old can get expensive. >> i have seen clients pay upwards of $13,000 a month for round the clock care in their homes. it's very expensive. >> reporter: and then there's housing. bringing us to tip number 3. you shouldn't spend more than 25 percent of your income on where you live. a tall order here in the bay area. but keeping this rule of thumb in mind might help you stash some cash into your 401(k) or ira. >> cheers! >> reporter: this couple rents two bedrooms of their home to offset their mortgage and help them reach their financial goals. >> stay in the house and retire here and burn that mortgage paper. >> reporter: and they talk money every saturday in an effort to track their progress. >> we're acutely aware of what's in our accounts and when we decide to use credit.
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>> reporter: a small price to pay for peace of mind and the more prosperous future. in campbell, julie watts, cbs 5. the year is not already a day old and we have a baby controversy. why two bay area hospitals are bickering over a bay area birthday. [ drumming ] >> we don't want to disturb our neighbors. >> until now, they were some downbeat drummers. how these bay area musicians found a new place to play. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom.
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debate over its proposed na. the alisal union school dist construction of an elementary school in salinas hasn't finished and there's already a debate over its proposed name. the school district voted to name the school after tibersio vazquez. critics say he terrorized
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californians in the 19th century and it glorifies violence but some mexican- americans say vazquez was defending his land, culture and community from white settlers. an impressive bay area music group is looking for a new home. jennifer mistrot says their instruments may be loud, but their sounds are worth it. [ drumming ] >> reporter: they're big! they're loud! and they're homeless. >> very depressing, discouraging. >> reporter: emeryville taiko formed on new year's day over a decade ago. and the group has been looking for a permanent place to play their drums ever since. >> we don't want to disturb our neighbors. it's fun to play and watch but if you have to listen to this it's not so much fun and i totally understand that. >> reporter: taiko drumming is a centuries old watch and learn process. it's loud. the music is not written down. drummers of all ages and
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ability levels learn to play by ear. >> they're pretty inspiring and fun. and the thing about them is this is really something i like to do. >> reporter: music and meals have been shared in loaned spaces all over the east bay. but without a permanent home -- >> what do you think? >> reporter: -- the group has lost a lot of memories. emeryville taiko may soon be moving again. complaints from neighbors in the past have limited practice, some sketchy areas of town. their current space is not available much longer. but today is for ringing in the new year. and susan horne is posting a one out of sorts. >> all the groups, theatrical, singing groups, everybody needs a safe place to practice their art. those places are slowly disappearing and it makes me
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very sad. >> thank you, everybody, for coming to our 2013... [ indiscernible ] [ drumming ] >> reporter: in oakland, jennifer mistrot, cbs 5. from the cbs 5 weather center, good evening, everybody. it's live, it's high-def doppler radar. and if we had any kind of precipitation, it would be detecting it. but the truth of the matter, clear skies and below freezing temperatures. we'll pinpoint the coldest locations coming up but first, vern glenn. >> that's right. hey, ahead you got a bay area pac-12 team in the rose bowl, it's a game changer. it's mega, and it was stanford full of emotion front and center. ,,,,,,,,,,
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but on its 150th birthday -t deserves at least a pale she of limelight. normally it never sees the light of day stored in a climate controlled vault but on its 150th birthday it deserves a pale shade of limelight. on this day 150 years ago, president abraham lincoln
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signed the emancipation proclamation. that beginning of the end of slavery in the united states. it was put on display today by the national archives on the rare occasions when the document is on display to the public, you can't see all of it. that's because like most documents of its day, it was double-sided. so pages 2 and 5 are original while pages 1, 3 and 4 are facsimiles. the battle for the first bay area baby of 2013 bragging rights going strong today. cbs 5 reporter patrick sedillo's tie and how one family kept the delivery "all in the family." >> this is kendall. and she's my surprise baby. >> what do you mean by surprise? >> i was on birth control when i found out i was pregnant with her. >> reporter: the new year brought a special delivery to chris and susan delivered at the stroke of midnight at alta bates summit medical center in berkeley, this is kendall one of the first babies born in 2013. but it wasn't easy. >> actually at one point i thought i miscarried and then we found out she was still in
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there with an ultrasound. >> reporter: the final surprise, kendall arrived 7 weeks early. >> it was shocking and surprising but after this pregnancy i don't think anything surprises me. >> reporter: it doesn't stop there. at the same time in antioch, another new year's baby was being born and guess who delivered it. >> i delivered him. >> reporter: not only is she the ob/gyn, deborah stewart is also little harley daniel sparks' great grandma. >> not too many people get to say they get to deliver their grandkids. epilepsy on new year's -- especially on new year's. >> reporter: this is not her first time at this by far. >> i have 8 grandchildren and i delivered seven of them and three great-grandchildren and i delivered all of them. so 10. happy new year! >> reporter: reporting from antioch, patrick sedillo, cbs 5. other proud bay area
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parents made the trip down to pasadena to watch their children march in the 124th tournament of roses parade. san jose's valley christian high school's marching band was one of 23 from across the nation selected to perform in the new year's day event. they entertained crowds of more than 700,000 along the five- mile parade route. >> you guys watch that? >> i did. it was beautiful. >> no rain on that parade. i was so happy to see the usmc horse platoon from barstow, california. >> your hometown. >> they were awesome. >> i used to have to walk behind those horses in the parades in barstow. happy new year! are we off to a cold start in 2013. right now we have a freeze warning that will be going into effect. those red highlighted areas of salinas valley and the north bay valleys and mountainous areas where temperatures will drop into the 20s. otherwise the blue area is for the santa clara valley and for the san francisco bay area where frost advisory is in effect. how low will it go?
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how about 29 degrees in santa rosa. 29 in livermore. 34 degrees in throughout alviso, alum rock and the almaden valley. 30s and 50s in the central bay. freezing in san mateo. santa rosa went from 58 going down to 29 overnight. currently in san jose it's in the 40s. 47 morgan hill. the coldest numbers at this hour happen to be in the north and east of the bay where temperatures have already dipped down to 43 and 44 from pleasanton through livermore, central bay sporting numbers in the 40s and a few low 50s. the winds are pretty much non- existent. we are clearing out after a few clouds in the area today. overnight tonight you will need the extra blanket. we have our second winter "spare the air" day in effect for tomorrow. that's so far this season. if you want to compare it to last year, we had 11 "spare the
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air" days up to this point. no rain until january 10th. i'm going out on a limb but this is how i see it. it's a dry weather pattern setting up. this is an area of low pressure that looks ominous but notice how it's beginning to shred at the seams banking up against a huge ridge of high pressure so we'll have partly cloudy skies by thursday and friday. but overall no rain. as far as our precipitation of normal stats are concerned, we are doing really well. we are pretty hefty on totals, 134% of normal in santa rosa. last year we were at 31% of normal. 140 in oakland and in san jose. your sierra forecast, we have no snow in the forecast, all the way to january 10 but some ice several conditions so make sure if you are heading to the mountains that you always carry the chance along. really advisable this time of the year. tomorrow's temperatures with the abundance of sunshine into the 50s across the board, very similar to today. still averaging anywhere between 3 and 7 degrees below
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normal for this time of the year. count on only 49 degrees in concord and in clayton. this is your extended forecast. again, what do you notice? take a good look, brian, elizabeth, even vern? what do you notice? >> no, sir 60s yet. >> no rain! >> no 60s yet. >> you're both right. we have absolutely no rain in the offing there and no 60s. temperatures in the 50s. that's your pinpoint forecast. vern glenn is next with sports.
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welcome back to cbs 5. this is the house chamber in washington, d.c. as the house prepares to vote on the critical emergency legislation to prevent widespread tax increases and emergency spending cuts. what's at issue is whether or not the house will amend that emergency legislation. the senate said if the house amends it they will not consider it. indications are the house is just going to go ahead and vote on the senate bill. it will in all likelihood pass and that vote will be coming within about 90 minutes. when they do, we'll let you know. we have our own battles here in the sports department and vern has the latest. >> i guess those guys didn't see the game in pasadena.
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>> probably not. >> they're busy. you ask any credible football player, what's the holy grail of the pac-12? and they will tell you flat out, it's the rose bowl. let's face it, it's their super bowl. so you can imagine how fired up stanford was for this one against wisconsin. look at that sea of humanity. >> whoo! stanford looking to win the first rose bowl since 1972 and they struck early and often on the first series. kelsey young, it's a touchdown! cardinal on top 7-0. they scored or not first two possessions. kevin hogan up top. zach comes down with it. a 43-yard play. and that set up the owe financessive mvp. stephan taylor in from three yards out, the offensive mvp. he turned out 88 yards. the badgers didn't go away. the lead is cut in half.
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>> a score, three-point game midway. stanford made a big play to ice it. the effort is tipped into the hands and that does it. the 40-year drought is over! they win 20-14. and they get it done with no huge superstar on the team. >> i think it serves as motivation for us throughout the year. couple of years ago we lost toby gear heart and coach harbaugh. i think it's a testament to the program how we train and prepare each week and every season. >> how tough are they at the outback bowl? there's your answer. south carolina's player forced a fumble on vincent smith of michigan. but here's the game, thompson to ellington 11 seconds left in
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the game for the win. 33-28 the final. capital bowl, georgia in white. quarterback aaron murray one of his five touchdown passes, this one to break a 31-31 toy with nebraska. murray, marshall and the dawgs beat the huskers 45-31. on to the gater bowl. the long wait is over for northwestern. quarterback trevor simeon on the keeper against mississippi state. northwestern wins the bowl game for the first time in 63 years. they win it 34-20. ha ha ha! he can dance. 49ers after watching david acres make only 69% of his field goals, coach jim harbaugh said enough is enough. the team signed kicker billy con difficult. if that name sounds familiar, he is the one that missed the field goal that would have vaulted the ravens into the super bowl last year. the patriots moved on. harbaugh was keeping david akers on the roster and plans
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to have two players compete to be the team as kicker in the play-offs. nba d-league action. the santa cruz warriors. yeah. in white, hosting sioux falls. jeremy tyler getting some work in. that got everybody's attention. and then as kent missed, tyler has his back on the follow. tyler had a strong game, 18 points, two assists. great ball moving here. inside to mccail, warriors 109- 93. singing the national anthe is tough. every now and then are problems. i have done it twice. like with gina renee today in santa cruz. >> oer the ramparts we watched
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at the twilight's last gleaming... hmmmm... ♪ [ pause ] >> oh. >> help me out. >> that's the loneliest feeling. >> so the crowd is encouraged to help her out. then the referee comes over and kind of mouths the words to her to kind of get her going... and then she ended up finishing up strong. >> give her a foul. >> it's a tough one. >> it is. >> gina, she had some pipes. >> yes. >> just one of those things where you just freeze. you just forget a line and then you're done. >> standing in that big audience i'm sure she was nervous. >> probably because the temperatures are so cold. >> that's it. >> that's the factor. >> blame it on the weather. >> always. the news is always on see you at 10:00 on the cw. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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